VFR Chart of LGKR. IFR Chart of LGKR. Location Information for LGKR. Coordinates: N39°’ / E19°’ View all Airports in Ionioi Nisoi. NOSTO 1R & 1S, PITAS 2S, TIGRA 2R & 2S ARRS D. LATAN 2S ARR E . NOSTO 1T, PITAS & TIGRA 2T ARRS F. PARAX, PARNA & VARDI 1T. Corfu Kerkira, Greece CFU/LGKR Circling 17/VOR 35 Glidepath VOR 35 degrees Rough runway surface, terrain & turbulence. Kerkira.

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Runway 17 also has a displaced threshold due to the proximity of the road lhkr the north end of the runway so has less landing distance available. At night the lights of Corfu town and the airport beacons may become visible before the runway. The elevation isn’t as high as the Royal but still offers a good vantage point for arrivals in the afternoon.


RWY 17 is the lvkr runway for take-off in calm wind conditions. For most departures on 17 this angle would be too low. It lacks any night time illumination either so if you dine at Nisos after dark and have to walk back to your hotel in Kanoni make sure you have a torch function on your smartphone.

The traffic at Corfu is very seasonal and comprises for the most part of European charter and tour operators which can be seen at many other typical holiday destinations during the summer. Note the high ground while turning finals.


Jeppesen chart for LGKR showing runway and ramp configuration. The centre spread was a beautiful sunny shot of an Ilyushin IL of the East German airline Interflug over the piano keys, taken from an elevated position against a backdrop of green trees, terracotta houses and a shimmering chzrts lake.


The other place everyone seems to go to watch the action is the causeway which links the east and west sides of the lagoon at the southern end.

Only chrts minima available for RWY 17 landing. The image below was shot from Snake Spit in the evening but shows the location of the Royal and Kanoni cafes.

By continuing chrts use this website, you agree to their use. At the very southern end there is also the Kanoni cafe which overlooks the final approach but doesn’t allow the side-on shots over the threshold as the view is blocked by the Royal cafe deck. We need your help!

Daily Weather Quality Charts for LGKR (Kerkyra Airport , Greece): 2018-Dec-30

The image below was shot from Snake Spit in the late afternoon departing runway 17 – the climb rate of a C being somewhat inferior to most airliners meant the shot was better than it may otherwise have been. Sometime in the late s or early s – I don’t remember exactly when- I was browsing through an airplane magazine in the infamous Aviation Hobby Shop in West Drayton, England.

Remain over the sea at all times on final approach to RWY Visual identification of the runway at night may be difficult due to limited approach and runway lighting. The airport and the terminal have seen little improvement or expansion chaarts keep pace with demand. RWY 35 is the preferred landing runway in calm wind conditions.

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LGKR – Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: RWY 17 is left-hand circuit only. Note other obstructions to the left and right approaching the runway threshold. Its actually along the western edge of the lagoon after you have crossed the causeway and climbed down to the shoreline and passed over a little bridge.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. You are commenting using your Twitter account. When runway 17 is in use for arrivals it generally means an approach to 35 until 3 miles or so, then breaking off visually for a circling approach to In marginal weather expect holding. Do not extend the downwind leg due to high terrain to the north. Email required Address never made public. This site uses cookies. Contributers biriskyp colinadair heather PrimeJet Tailstrike This is exactly where the shot of the Interflug IL in the magazine article was taken from.

They are approximately feet above the level of the runway and offer an ideal perspective for both landing and departing traffic. It is noticeable that the Corfu Holiday Palace prices have increased significantly year on year and the Ariti represents better value based on a first stay experience there this year.

This deck extends quite a long way and offers a number of angles, and if you venture a little further down the road there is a corner on the hill as you descend where you can get the classic shot over the piano keys.